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indicating a speech defect or abnormality: coprolalia; echolalia.
[New Latin, from Greek lalia chatter, from lalein to babble]
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a combining form occurring in words that denote abnormal or disordered forms of speech, as specified by the initial element: echolalia; glossolalia.
[< Greek laliá talking, chatter]
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